Scottish archaeology

Discover the latest Scottish archaeology news and read dig reports and finds analysis.

The tragic story of the loss of HMS Royal Oak in the first weeks of the Second World War is well known in Orkney ...

12/10/2017

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Recently published research reveals the discovery of a dun and the complex history of an archetypal Iron Age ...

10/10/2017

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Explore Iron Age Caithness at the Caithness Broch Festival, with archaeology events from 13-16 October 2017. ...

03/10/2017

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The Highland Archaeology Festival runs from 30 September to 15 October 2017 and celebrates the heritage of the ...

27/09/2017

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The exact location of the WW1 destroyer HMS Pheasant has been confirmed following a maritime archaeology project ...

25/09/2017

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The remains of one of the oldest earliest houses in East Ayrshire, dating to the early Neolithic period (3500-4000 ...

21/09/2017

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Newly published research by GUARD Archaeology has revealed the complex history of a turf and stone-built medieval ...

05/09/2017

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The face of the infamous 19th century Cramond murderer has today been revealed, following detailed reconstruction ...

14/08/2017

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One of Scotland's largest chambered cairns, on the Isle of Rousay in Scotland, is to benefit from £30,000 of ...

14/08/2017

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Four of the most historically significant burial grounds of the Clyde & Avon Valley are to be the focus of a new ...

09/08/2017

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The earliest hacksilver found anywhere beyond the boundaries of the Roman Empire is to go on display in Edinburgh, ...

03/08/2017

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The site of the medieval castle where Mary Queen of Scots was kept prisoner for more than a decade is to be ...

03/08/2017

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